High court’s big verdict: schools cannot take fees from such children

High court verdict: schools cannot take fees from such children, know what is the matter

Corona virus has also impacted India’s education system.

Many families living in inaccessible areas do not have computers, Smartphones and Internet Connectivity.

new Delhi. Like the rest of the world, the coronavirus has changed the way of studying in India. In such a situation, while most educational institutions are closed for the last two months, the trend of online studies has increased very fast. Most of the material is being provided online by the Education Department so that students do not have to face any kind of trouble. However, there are still some parts of the country where it is not so easy to study online due to internet problem. The High Court has given an important decision for such students and students.

Notice given to Uttarakhand government

Actually, Hindustan Times According to the report of Uttarakhand High Court has said in its decision that schools cannot charge fees from students who do not have access to online classes. In this direction, the High Court has directed the Uttarakhand government to appoint District Education Officer and Block Development Officer as Nodal Officer in every district. The task of these officers will be to listen to the complaints of such parents, who are being pressured to pay tuition fees by private schools.

Many families do not even have smartphone and internet connectivityIn this case a petition was filed by a person from Dehradun. The petition stated that amidst the lockdown, many schools are charging huge fees from parents in the name of online class, while many families in the hill area do not have computers, smartphones and proper internet connectivity.


Immediate action will be taken

The High Court said in its order, the Nodal Officer should take stern action immediately on any such complaint, in which the parents are being pressured towards tuition fees. The High Court, citing its May 2 order, said that schools are eligible to take tuition fees from the same students who are able to use the online classes offered by the school and want to take online classes. The court made it clear that such children who do not have access to online class, cannot be asked to pay tuition fees.

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